WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The education program of the Closets Conference & Expo (Closets Con) and Wood Pro Expo Florida (WPE) is taking shape.
Woodworking Network (WWN) announced that Rick Harshaw, CEO of Level 10 Contractor, will deliver the opening keynote address of the co-located conferences scheduled for June 8, 2021, at the Palm Beach Convention Center. In addition, WWN also revealed that the full-day Closets and WPE conferences will conclude with a trio of facility tours.
Harshaw is the author of Unlocking Unlimited Lead Flow: A Blueprint for Remodeling & Home Services Contractors. He will draw upon his vast experience in the marketing and advertising industry to discuss how to generate more high-quality customer leads that result in sales. His expertise spans copywriting, strategic planning, business development, marketing srategy and media buying.
"Small cabinet and closet shops do not typically invest in marketing," said Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. "Rich Harshaw will show them the power of marketing, why they should and how they can. In addition to his opening keynote speech, Rich will lead a workshop during the closets conference focused on vetting leads to take on the most profitable jobs."
Attendees of the June 8 conferences will also participate in tour of the following area facilities:
- Doormark Inc., a manufacturer of 3D laminate, acrylic and TFL cabinet doors and components based in Deerfield Beach, Fla.;
- The Closets Company, a family-owned manufacturer and installer of closets, garages, home offices and other home storage solutions based in Pompano Beach, Fla.; and
- Ultrapan, a supplier of ultra-modern polymer panels used in the manufacture of cabinets, closets furniture and toerh applications for the home and office, based in Coral Springs, Fla.
Additional educational programming will be scheduled during the two-day expo, June 9-10. The exhibition will include woodworking machinery and supplies for every marekt segment of the wood products industry. The event will also feature presentation of the annual Top Shelf Design Awards for outstanding closet and home storage design.
Attendee registration will open in early 2021.
For more information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities for Closets Con 2021 contact Laurel Didier, Closets & Organized Storage, Publisher & Exhibit Sales, [email protected], 847-334-3038.
COVID information: Keeping the health and safety of our attendees and exhibitors continues to be a priority of the team at Woodworking Network. Woodworking Network will continue to monitor policy changes from the CDC, county, state and federal mandates.
We are proud to be working with the Palm Beach County Convention Center and are happy to announce their GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation.
About the Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Florida
The Closets Conference & Expo (Closets Con) is the annual national event for closet and home storage professionals. It is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Filorida (WPE), a regional marketplace for the woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, each part of Woodworking Network. The twin-billing event is scheduled for June 8-10, 2021, at the Palm Beach Convention Center in Palm Beach, Fla.
Closets Con and WPE both lead off with a separate full-day conference on June 8, followed by the two-day expo, June 9-10, featuring woodworking machinery and supplies. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key components of the event.
For information about exhibiting, and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. For inquiries about WPE, contact Harry Urban, publisher of of Woodworking Network.
Additonal Woodworking Network events
Executive Briefing Conference (EBC) Sept. 8-10, 2021, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo. -- Annual forecast of economic, technology and design trends for the North American woodworking industry.
Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 4-6, 2021, International Centre, MIssissauga, Ontario -- Canada's national woodworking show
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